SUN-STAR PHOTO BY MARCI STENBERG
Velo promo Cycling racers in the PRO-CAT 1-2, as they make their turn to go around the Courthouse Museum during the 25th Annual Original Merced Criterium, presented by Golden Chain Cyclists and Velo Promo, on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010. The course changed from the past: A 0.9 mile loop of flat city streets: three 90-degree turns, and a narrow loop around the Old Courthouse. Good to fair pavement, some botts/reflectors, especially on the wide finish straightaway. Streets: M, Main, N, Courthouse loop, 21st, M. the course adds another block onto the two long staightaways, going into downtown now.
Brian Bosch, 39, Clovis Calif., with The Yahoo Cycling Team, came in first in the PRO CAT 1-2, with Logan Loader, 21, from Pacific Grove, Ca, Lucemie la quimper team came in a close second, MARCI STENBERG — Merced Sun-Star